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. >> reporter: good morning, here in st. joseph missouri, north of kansas city know drifts are really starting to form from all of the snow and strong winds that are blowing through the midwest and we now know these conditions are causing interstates to close. the fierce storm sweeping across the nation's mid section is unleashing everything from snow to lightning and thunder. >> yeah! >> reporter: it's expected to impact at least 16 states a wintry end to a mild december. >> we need the moisture. i'll take all the snow we can get right now. >> reporter: and it looks like they'll get it. in nebraska forecasters are calling for several inches of snow while parts of iowa and wisconsin could be buried in more than a foot. residents are trying to get an early jump on the sidewalks. >> three inches on the ground snow blowers, it's heavy and wet. >> reporter: tens of thousands in iowa are already without power. on the roadways, the mix of snow and whipping wind is making for dangerous driving conditions. the storm isn't sparing aire inginge inging air travelers either.
the factors leading to gun violence from newtown, connecticut to the streets of cities like chicago, where the homicide rate spiked earlier this year -- more than 500 gun murders in the past year, and behind closed doors in cases of domestic violence, we're joined by goldie taylor. she lost both her brother and father to gun violence. she is an msnbc contributor and managing editor of the goldie taylor project lead she recently wrote a piece titled, "after my father and brother were murdered, owning a gun made me feel secure. now it's time to give it up." and she did just that on monday. goldie taylor, welcome to "democracy now!" let's go back. how you ended up getting your gun. tell us your life story. >> i grew up with guns. it was a part of our life. we grew up in east st. louis. having a gun was part of the family security along with having burglar bars and those kinds of things. when my father was murdered in 1973, my mother immediately bought a gun and kept it in the house for all of our lives. my brother was murdered in a similar fashion about 20 years later. it really took the fami
't understand why there is there has only been one shooting in my city who has acquired a gun legally. >> i really want to pull the debate back to a pragmatic center to move the country forward and make it a lot safer. there's one shooting in my city where the gun was obtained legally. most of the crimes are because people who are not qualified to get guns, got guns. so to improve the system, background checks, and the one more mental health point i want to make, there are 19 states almost where there's less than a hundred people they've registered in the system as mentally uncapable because states aren't even turning over this information. if wooy shared information, we could do a much better job as a country. >> you lost your faurthd in the sikh temple shooting. i don't mean to be disrespectful to those who don't hold my view. what is your reaction, you're a gun orn, i believe. >> i have a gun. i was in the army, rotc. worked with an m-16. saw everything. and those guns aren't meant for protection. they're meant for anileation. to deter somebody, you could deter somebody with a knife, lik
cities and towns. in the 11th congressional district which i represent in new york city, the new york city police department reported 274 victims from 226 incidents involving gun violence. and that was in two neighborhoods in the district that i represent. the majority of these crimes were registered in just two communities. 274 victims from 226 incidents. now, fortunately, not everyone perished in these incidents, but one incident leads to many and the repercussions and trauma to those who witnessed these incidents who dooged a bullet in our community, is immeasurable. we have the authority to focus our efforts on penalties for gun trafficking and unlawful sales of firearms. we have the authority to prevent the retail sale of assault weapons and high capacity magazines or clips designed for military combat use and we have the ability to register handguns and microstamp munitions to trace ownership and origin. we have the authority. we only need to have the courage to act. the newtown tragedy has highlighted a vexing issue that we as americans must address. it is imperative that we se
directing new york city traffic. >> brian: the winner of the x factor will be joining us live. if you have to run from the tv, run to the radio. steve, you'll be joining me, right? >> steve: i will. weather alert. serious trouble for millions of americans hoping to travel for the holiday. check out the storm system. it is powerful. moving through the central part of u.s., upper plains. blizzard and winter storm warnings for nebraska and great lakes. deep south tornado sirens blaring. mobile, alabama, roofs have been ripped off, trees topple. a powerful storm moves through there. a warning in effect in mobile, alabama. i'm bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom". martha: why don't we get normal weather. always something extreme. it is causing delays and cancellations. they're trying to get home. going through chicago o'hare's airport the nation's second busiest airport. they're having a tough time. live screen left, you see minneapolis. screen right you see storm damage where it already went through in mobile, alabama. could be a rough couple days out there as the head -- storm heads o
there is there has only been one shooting in my city who has acquired a gun legally. they are done because criminas,s there are states now, 19 states where there is less than 100 people they have registered in the system as mentally in capable. >> let's me go to you. you lost your father in the temple shooting. i don't mean to be disrespectful. what is your reaction? you have a gun owner. >> i have a gun i was in army rotc. those guns are meant for annihilation. you can deter somebody with a knife like my father did. he wrestled the guy with a butter knife and he left the building. you want to take the argument that way so they can have a hollow fight. >> if you can pass the mic down to danielle. you were involved in the tucson tragedy. what do you think about this? >> there are two points having more guns does not solve the problem. having more people who are trained who stopped who didn't call in swat because she was trained. you know when these people come in and they have planned this for a significant amount of people they are ready, but the peoplen the area are in a pan et and this is not som
and not only for the midwest but also the south and gulf coast. speaking . snow. talking about it kansas city up to greenbay. we could get a foot or more of snow. blizzard warnings in the areas of red and gusts of 50 miles per hour and blowing snow and scriz down to nothing and travel is going to be crippled in the midwest and that is going to cause a ripple affect in the country. >> steve: how rare are december tornados in really? >> we are on the low side of seeing tornado month of december but tornados can happen any where or any. it is a rarelyy rare event for the month of december. >> brian: meanwhile chicago is hit with the storm . we found wfld anita joining us right now. >> hi, and good morning to you, o'hare airport is saying they may have to ground flights because of the wind gusts we are seeing already this morning. personallyy, i want to let our viewers know if you come to chicago. pack two different things. have your rain boots and you will need your no boots for later. things are going to change . another thing to keep in mind. gas up their car. this is the day when the snow hit
a plane into new york city with us inside firing away as we go down. as you said, it's chilling. it's eerie. when you hear a quote like that you can no longer deny the connection between these rampage shooters and suicide terrorist ands it seems pretty clear if eric harris had been influenced by islamic fundamentalism he would have wanted to be one of those pilots crashing a plane into the world trade center. >> the other question so many people have, professor, and i don't know if there will be an answer is why that school? he did apparently go there for a brief time, but that was years ago and there are reports that his mother was a teacher there were untrue, why target little kids? >> well, one of the things when you do this comparative analysis between suicide terrorists on the one hand and rampage shooters on the other hand is you can start to learn about both groups more accurately, and what i would say is when you see suicide terrorists they often target random, innocent strangers, even children to get that attention and what i would speculate here is that adam lanza knew tha
at the conference in the heart of new york city, but then on cnbc. the company coming out trying to defend itself, but you'll see shares of hlf, that being herbalife, still down 10% at this hour. let's bring in allen valdez from dme securities. let me just ask you first about this deal. i.c.e. and the nyse, you're a trader. you make your living down on the floor of this new york stock
to be sitting down with bill ackman today after his presentation today in new york city. you'll be able to see during the fast money halftime report. >> google agreeing to sell a set top tv boxmaker called motorola home. the price tag is $2.4 billion in cash and stock. era is a georgia based equipment maker and the shares jumped after hours. >> when we return a major winter storm wreaking havoc across the central plains. draco will make holiday travel difficult. an update right after this. and then it's your tools of the trade. oil, gold and more as we get ready for another day on trading on wall street. "squawk" will be back. [ male announcer ] i've seen incredible things. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer
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